Introduction * Chronology * Design and development * Strategic Situation * Technical specifications * The combatants * Combat * Statistics and analysis * Aftermath * Bibliography * Glossary
An examination of the 'small boat' war between the Germans and the British in the English Channel.
Gordon Williamson was born in 1951 and currently works for the Scottish Land Register. He spent seven years with the Military Police TA and has published a number of books and articles on the decorations of the Third Reich and their recipients. He is the author of a number of World War II titles for Osprey. Ian Palmer is a highly experienced digital artist. A graduate in 3D Design, he currently works as Art Director for a leading UK games developer. Besides his artistic interests he is also a keen musician and motorcyclist. He lives in Surrey with his wife and daughter, and two cats. Ian completed the three-way views, elevations and armament illustrations in this volume, as well as the cover artwork. Howard Gerrard studied at the Wallasey School of Art and has been a freelance designer and illustrator for over 20 years. He has worked for a number of publishers and is an associate member of the Guild of Aviation Artists. He has won both the Society of British Aerospace Companies Award and the Wilkinson Sword Trophy and has illustrated a number of books for Osprey including Campaign 69: Nagashino 1575, and Campaign 72: Jutland 1916. Howard lives and works in Kent. He completed the battlescenes in this volume.
"A fine survey of the German E-Boat and their conflicts with the U-Boat Allies. German and British skirmishes using either boat are covered in chapters packed with vintage black and white photos and illustrations to capture a fine history of the two military vessels." --The Midwest Book Review (September 2011)"...superbly illustrated with maps, cutaways, and period photographs ... a must-have for those interested in these two interesting light combat boats." --Scott Van Aken, Modeling Madness